2007: Washington, D.C.
October 6th, 2007 • 2007: Washington, D.C.
Watergate saga continues to make waves, draw crowds
Just like Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, Anthony Mirones had a hunch.
Withholding a source’s name is one thing, but going to jail for one is another.
Top awards were given at the President’s Installation Banquet on Saturday night to various SPJ members running the gamut from radio reporter to veterans in the field.
Incoming President Clint Brewer said he plans to expand the SPJ tent “by reaching out to bloggers, social media practitioners, online journalists and minority journalists more than ever before.”
More goes on in a courthouse than just trials. Here are some tips from the Saturday session “Underneath the Robes” for finding stories off the docket.
October 5th, 2007 • 2007: Washington, D.C.
Chen offers personal anecdotes, guidance to young journalists
Joie Chen told it like it is in the world of journalism.
Veteran journalist John Seigenthaler Sr. urged his colleagues Friday to continue to defend the First Amendment and to seek and report the truth.
A law professor who opposes a federal shield law for journalists argued Friday with dozens of reporters who are anxious for such protection.
Hours away from his inauguration as SPJ president, Clint Brewer is already talking about his plans for next year.
Those eager to explore the seven-level, 250,000-square-foot museum of news that looms over Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street Northwest will have to wait. For how long no one is sure.
Christine Kraly is concerned that the newspaper she reports for is participating in a kind of subtle racism.
Making an audition tape for a television news director can be a nerve-wracking experience. Kenn Venit, president of Kenn Venit & Associates, a television consulting company, and Steven Kalb, who teaches journalism at the University of Connecticut, offer these tips on how to create great resume/audition tapes.
Global warming is the biggest environmental story of the 21st century, and journalists should be prepared to cover it. Here are some places to go for background information and creative story ideas on the issue.
Learn the necessary steps to thrive as a mobile journalist, also known as a “backpacker,” in the 21st century with these guidelines from John Strauss, news and multimedia editor for IndyStar.com.
Freelancing can be a lucrative career if you have the right connections and skills. In “Mining the Freelance Market,” a group of editors offered their insights Friday on how to break into the scene.
Submitted by the Resolutions Committee to the National Convention of the Society of Professional Journalists in Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 2007.
Photos by David Stone / Working Press.
Mac McKerral paced nervously in the back of the map room at the National Music Center Thursday evening.
Sipping glasses of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, more than 350 SPJ members got to know each other a little better Thursday night at the convention’s opening reception.
In a spontaneous act, auctioneer Jim Bohannon sold his tie for $25 during the auction Thursday evening. It may have been because Item 123, “Dinner with Jim Bohannon” came in several thousand dollars short to the amount paid for an item sold minutes before: four VIP tickets to The Daily Show.